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The Week 16 matchup is the fantasy football championship for many league owners, meaning that the entire season all comes down to one single weekend. Many leagues have more than just pride at stake, with a rather large prize payout going to the winner. With that being said, can you feel comfortable going with an old school nostalgic feeling and start Green Bay Packers running back Ryan Grant as one of your backs or flex plays?
If you listen to Packers’ coaching staff, the answer may surprise you.
Alex Green is still getting over a concussion suffered last week against the Chicago Bears, so his availability is in question. Once he left the game last week, Grant came in to see many of the snaps, receiving 8 carries for 32 yards. The four yards per carry average was nice, although Grant did lose a fumble. Still, head coach Mike McCarthy kept feeding Grant the ball as the Packers tried to ice the game and help them lock up the NFC North after a rough start to the 2012 NFL season that ha...
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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Following the Packers' division-clinching win Sunday over the Chicago Bears, coach Mike McCarthy was only aware of one new injury for his team: A hamstring issue for tight end Tom Crabtree. But after Wednesday's practice, there was a whole slew of previously unknown injuries affecting Green Bay's roster.
Running back Alex Green and offensive lineman...
Packers' running back Alex Green is questionable for Sunday's game against Tennessee due to a concussion.Fantasy Spin:Green is getting 10-13 rushing attempts per game when healthy which is just below the level he needs to be a solid fantasy RB2. Blame the Packers' great passing game, but Cedric Benson was the only Green Bay back this season to thrive in this offense.
Packers' running back Alex Green (concussion) didn't practice Thursday. SOURCE: Pete Dougherty, Green Bay Press-GazetteFantasy Spin:Green is running out of days to be cleared to play Sunday and will likely miss the game. Ryan Grant, DuJuan Harris and John Kuhn would handle the rushing duties in Green's absence, but none of those players is an attractive option for Week 16.
GREEN BAY, Wis. Following the Packers' division-clinching win Sunday over the Chicago Bears, coach Mike McCarthy was aware of only one new injury for his team: a hamstring issue for tight end Tom Crabtree. But after Wednesday's practice, there was a slew of previously unknown injuries affecting Green Bay's roster.
The 10-4 Packers have been hampered by injuries to big...
Week 16: Green Bay Packers vs. Tennessee Titans
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Green Bay Packers
Now that we know the Mayans were wrong, here’s a sign the world still may end: the Packers will put this thing away early. With the pressure of winning the division off, the Packers return to an aerial attack and...
Fantasy Football News - Green Bay Packers running back, Alex Green and James Starks, both have not practiced this week. For different reasons, the Pack’s two leading rushers on the season have not been able to take the practice field leading up to the week 16 matchup with the Titans. This leaves the running back duties to newly signed Ryan Grant, rookie DuJuan Harris and veteran...
While Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson and tight
end Tom Crabtree have been ruled out for today’s game against the Tennessee
Titans, running back Alex Green is questionable to play.
Despite missing an entire week of practice after suffering a
concussion last weekend against the Chicago Bears, Green hasn’t been ruled out
for today’s matchup with the Titans. Missing...
The Packers need to bear down on Johnson this Sunday and keep him from running free
I’m going to depart a bit from the usual Key Matchups format because the Tennessee Titans are an unfamiliar opponent of the Green Bay Packers and also due to the injuries on both sides.
We will return to our regularly scheduled “Key Matchups” next week when the Packers visit the Minnesota Vikings...
The Green Bay Packers are coming off a 21-13 road win against the Chicago Bears that improved their record to 10-4 on the season and clinched the NFC North title. Aaron Rodgers threw three touchdown passes to James Jones to stake the Packers to a 21-7 third quarter lead, and the Bears weren't able to find the end zone again. That final score is deceptively close-kicker...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Defensive coordinator Dom Capers made it sound like injured Packers defensive back Charles Woodson would play in the team's regular-season finale next weekend.
Woodson wasn't so sure about that.But one thing is certain: Woodson, an eight-time Pro Bowl selection, will miss his eighth consecutive game Sunday with a collarbone injury."I don't feel...
While their backfield, and team in general, has been mired
by injuries this season, the Green Bay Packers remain hopeful that they’ll be getting
running back James Starks back from injury for the playoffs, reports Tyler Dunne of the Journal Sentinel.
"Definitely," coach Mike McCarthy said.
"That’s what the medical staff is telling me. Starks’ situation...
Last week’s Packers Drive Rewind highlighted how a seven-play drive that featured all running plays buried the Lions. Watching it made you want to pound your chest and yell. Loudly.
This week, we’re going to stay with the tough-guy theme and highlight how the Packers defense stood tall with a goal-line stand after Ryan Grant fumbled.
Third quarter. Packers 21...